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Several dozen residents and professionals from in and around the east metro were given 1 minute, 30 seconds to address legislators with their concerns at a House and Senate listening session Monday in Woodbury.

Legislative listening session draws many concerns, interests

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Most Monday nights, it might be hard for politicians to attract a crowd of constituents to an event where many have to wait more than two hours to speak their mind.


But this was no ordinary Monday in Woodbury.

With Minnesota facing a projected budget deficit of $5 billion dollars, east metro residents came out in droves to a legislative listening session to testify their concerns on proposed solutions to solve pressing issues facing the Legislature.

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